After an investigation by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas State Police and the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, a search warrant was obtained on June 2 for a home at 195 Juniper Berry Road.
According to Sheriff Buck Foley, officers located numerous items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, along with several items of drug paraphernalia.
The five defendants are being held in jail in lieu of $20,000 bond.
On Wednesday, June 1, the search of a residence on Highway 62/412 outside of Ash Flat turned up illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Formal charges filed against Aviles include delivery of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Additional charges are expected to be filed at a later date.